Obama on Using Drones in Iraq: 'I Don't Rule Anything Out'

The president comments on the Iraqi government's request for assistance.
1:24 | 06/12/14

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Transcript for Obama on Using Drones in Iraq: 'I Don't Rule Anything Out'
President just a few moments ago made some comments on whether the US would consider using drone strikes and here's what he said. Well this -- We've been watching -- Lot of concern not just over the last couple days but over the last several months. And we've been close consultation with the Iraqi Government. -- over the last year we have been providing -- additional assistance. To try to address the problem is they have. Northwestern. Portions of the country as well as the Iraqi and Syrian -- That includes some cases military equipment includes intelligence. Assistance includes. -- a whole host of issues but what we've seen over the last couple days indicates the degree to which. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- To identify how we can. Provided. Most effective if it's true that. I don't rule out anything. Because we do have -- -- making sure that. These jihadist. Getting it permanent foothold. Iraq there's.

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